Workouts started back up today at Yahoo Dome. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/21/2012
The Hawks announced today that they will donate 1M yen (via the Japanese Red Cross Society) each to three areas -- Fukuoka, Kumamoto, and Oita -- that were hit by torrential rain earlier this month.
Ichi-gun workouts started back up today at Hotto Motto Kobe and lasted about two hours. Six Ni-gun players -- Alessandro Maestri, Nobuyoshi Yamada, Shohei Tsukahara, Shuichi Furukawa, Shunta Goto, and Shuhei Kojima -- joined the Ichi-gun players. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/21/2012
Mamoru Kishida is testing a new pair of cleats that helps reduce the strain on his legs. Source: Sports Hochi Osaka 7/21/2012
Workouts started back up today at Kleenex Stadium. Source: Nikkan Sports 7/21/2012
Chiba Lotte Marines
The Marines are thinking about giving Shunichi Nemoto the number seven (Tsuyoshi Nishioka's old number) after the season. Source: Sponichi 7/21/2012